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Ghazanfar Group signs agreement to develop new gas power plant in Afghanistan
26 September, 2016
The Government of Afghanistan and leading private Afghan conglomerate Ghazanfar Group have signed an agreement to develop the country’s first gas-based power plant in...
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Japanese researchers find molybdenum silicides improve turbine blade efficiency Monday, September 26, 2016 Researchers from Japan’s Kyoto University have found molybdenum silicide-based composites improve the efficiency of turbine...

Vestas wins 214MW order from MidAmerican for Wind XI project in Iowa, US Monday, September 26, 2016 Danish wind turbine maker Vestas has won a contract to provide turbine components for MidAmerican Energy's 2,000MW Wind XI project in Iowa,...

Siemens builds one of the largest geared compressor rotors in the world Friday, September 23, 2016 Siemens has manufactured and tested one of the largest compressor rotors in the world at its facility in Duisburg,...

M&As this week: SunPower, United Photovoltaics (Changzhou) Investment, and Deutsche Windtechnik Friday, September 23, 2016 SunPower Corporation has reached an agreement to acquire AU Optronics Corp's (AOU) stakes in the AUO SunPower joint...

Lockheed Martin opens bioenergy plant in Owego, New York Friday, September 23, 2016 US-based global security and aerospace company Lockheed Martin has opened a new bioenergy plant designed to convert waste into clean, renewable energy for its facility in Owego, New...

Report: Asia-Pacific wind turbine tower market to witness significant decline Friday, September 23, 2016 The Asia-Pacific wind turbine tower market is expected to suffer a compound annual growth rate of -10.5% despite maintaining its status as a global leader, says a report by...

Deals this week: Encana Corporation, 8point3 Energy Partners, and InfraRed Capital Partners Friday, September 23, 2016 Encana Corporation has priced a public offering of 107 million shares at $9.35 each to raise...

Tenaska’s 150MW solar project in California begins commercial operation Thursday, September 22, 2016 US-based independent power producer Tenaska’s new 150MW solar plant in Southern California has started full commercial...

Danish firm NKT Cables to acquire ABB’s cable business for $934m Thursday, September 22, 2016 Danish manufacturer NKT Cables has agreed to acquire ABB’s global high-voltage cable system business for €836m...

Amec Foster Wheeler opens new facility to research advanced energy systems Wednesday, September 21, 2016 British multinational consultancy Amec Foster Wheeler has opened a new research laboratory to develop advanced energy...

Gamesa to install turbines at Sarahnlom windfarm in Thailand Wednesday, September 21, 2016 Spanish manufacturer Gamesa has been contracted to install turbines at the Sarahnlom windfarm in...

EC approves state aid grant for Vilnius CHP plant in Lithuania Tuesday, September 20, 2016 The European Commission (EC) has authorised financial support for construction of a combined heat and power (CHP) plant in Vilnius,...

First megawatt industrial fuel cell power plant in Europe now in operation Tuesday, September 20, 2016 Europe’s first megawatt-capacity industrial fuel cell has been used at a new power plant in Mannheim,...

Unit 1 at Koeberg nuclear power station to go offline for scheduled maintenance Tuesday, September 20, 2016 Koeberg nuclear power station has announced its Unit 1 will be taken offline for a planned refuelling...

GE secures contract for Hinkley Point C nuclear power station Monday, September 19, 2016 GE has secured approval for its $1.9bn contract for EDF Energy’s Hinkley Point C nuclear power...

Boralex completes acquisition of windpower projects in France and Scotland Monday, September 19, 2016 Boralex has completed the acquisition of a 200MW portfolio of windpower projects in France and Scotland, as well as around 8,500ha of land for...

MHPS opens global service centre in Philippines for thermal power plant operators Monday, September 19, 2016 Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems (MHPS) has opened a Global Service Center (GSC) for thermal power plant operators focused on the Southeast Asia...

India's Tata Power finalises $1.4bn purchase of Welspun Renewables Energy Friday, September 16, 2016 Tata Power Renewable Energy (TPREL) has completed the acquisition of Welspun Renewables Energy in deal worth $1.4bn....

JinkoSolar to supply 560MW of modules for US solar projects Friday, September 16, 2016 JinkoSolar has signed a master module supply agreement with large-scale renewable energy projects operator Consolidated Edison Development (CED) in the US....

M&As this week: Ferrovial, Basalt Infrastructure Partners, and Panasonic Corporation of North America Friday, September 16, 2016 Ferrovial has reached an agreement to acquire Transchile Charrua Transmision from Alupar and Companhia Energetica de Minas Gerais (Cemig) for a purchase consideration of...


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